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Vaccinations

August 29, 2016 West Virginia kids are in trouble, and doctors say it is a lack of initiative on the part of parents that is to blame. No other state has fewer young children with all recommended vaccinations. more »»

 
 
 
Rankings

August 28, 2016 Mid-Ohio Valley residents were probably not surprised by career website Zippia’s declaration that Wood County — and, in particularly, Williamstown, Vienna and Parkersburg — are among the best places... more »»

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August 27, 2016 UP: To the Rx Community Garden Project at the Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home of Parkersburg. more »»

Football

August 26, 2016 High school football returns to the Mid-Ohio Valley this evening, and with it the gathering of hundreds of fans cheering on their favorite schools’ teams. more »»

Equality

August 25, 2016 Folks across most of the rest of the country would likely be reluctant to point to West Virginia as a hub of progressive employment and gender policy. more »»

Wasteful Spending

August 24, 2016 Lest West Virginians believe what they have been told about state government bloat being a thing of the past, and cuts being made “to the bone” to save taxpayer money and balance the budget, a repor... more »»

Threats

August 23, 2016 As the school year builds up steam, students across the region are learning reading, writing, arithmetic ... and fear? Reports on surveys of school children in the U.S. more »»

Education

August 22, 2016 Public schools are having an increasingly difficult time depending on a working relationship with the parents of students in their charg. more »»

Get Angry

August 21, 2016 As West Virginia’s medical examiner awaits the results of testing that will tell what was mixed with the heroin that caused nearly 30 overdoses in a four-hour period last week, many of the rest of... more »»

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August 20, 2016 UP: To participants in this weekend’s Parkersburg Homecoming events, particularly those who got up early enough to run or walk the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon this morning. more »»

Homecoming

August 19, 2016 Whether you spend today eating pasta and bananas and getting hydrated for tomorrow’s News and Sentinel Half Marathon (do not forget to stretch), or just planning to enjoy the opening ceremony,... more »»

Obamacare

August 18, 2016 A few years ago, the Heritage Foundation published an analysis of the top ten Obamacare promises broken — or soon-to-be broken. more »»

Giving Back

August 17, 2016 If you have passed through Belpre lately, and thought someone has done a lot of work to make sure its appearance matches the level of pride residents have in their community, a good deal of the... more »»

DUI Patrols

August 16, 2016 If the dog days of summer have prompted you to crack open a cold one ... or two ... more »»

Flood Relief

August 15, 2016 As recovery from devastating floods in West Virginia continues, nearly two months out, the needs of those affected are changin. more »»

Responsible

August 14, 2016 Though a 1 percent sales tax is expected to bring in an approximate $5 million in revenue to Parkersburg over the current fiscal year, that number is certainly not a fixed figure; and has not been... more »»

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August 13, 2016 UP: To the gathering of law enforcement officers and members of the public at the annual drug-free youth picnic at the Jackson Park pool last weekend. more »»

Deadlines

August 12, 2016 It can be difficult to keep track of all the exemptions, returns, licenses, and other items for which homeowners, business owners — even pet owners — must file. more »»

Concussions

August 11, 2016 Damage from concussions or other brain injuries can take years — maybe decades — to appea. more »»

Thrasher

August 10, 2016 Thank you, Ginny Thrasher. more »»

Health Care

August 9, 2016 Ohioans who get the impression their doctors are doing more to keep their bottom lines healthy than their patients may notice that trend begin to fade away as a new program is implemented to reward... more »»

 
 

AFSP SafeTALK - Waterford, OH August 29, 2016

SafeTALK is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide & how to connect them to suicide first aid sources. Talk Saves Lives!

Space is limited, please re-register by emailing Michelle.L.Toman@gmail.com or calling 304-266-768. more »

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